Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday appointed Dr SP Vaid as new Director General of Police (DGP) of the state. The decision to appoint Vaid as DGP was taken in a cabinet meeting in Jammu today evening.
“The State cabinet has approved the appointment of Vaid as new DGP,” Cabinet spokesman Naeem Akther told KNS.
Vaid will succeed K Rajendra Kumar who was appointed in May 2014 and completed his term in August this year. His three-year term is ending this month.
Vaid is a 1986-batch IPS officer of J&K cadre who is presently working as Special DGP (Law and Order).